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Jamaica Gleaner News - BARBADOS: Owen Arthur to seek re-election - Tuesday | October 31, 2006

Jamaica Gleaner News - BARBADOS: Owen Arthur to seek re-election - Tuesday October 31, 2006: "Prime Minister Owen Arthur has ended some speculation about his political future, saying he is prepared to seek re-election to Parliament.
'After three terms as a Prime Minister, it is a highly attractive temptation "

Caribbean Net News: Attacks prompt increased patrols, aerial surveillance in Guyana

Caribbean Net News: Attacks prompt increased patrols, aerial surveillance in Guyana: "GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA): A series of aerial surveillance have been conducted and will continue, as well as an increase in the number of police patrols, following attacks on residents of West Bank Demerara in Guyana on Tuesday. "

Telegraph | Expat | Briton shot dead in Caribbean

Telegraph Expat Briton shot dead in Caribbean: "The wife of a Briton who was shot dead outside his home in the British Virgin Islands was 'extremely distressed’ and 'finding it difficult to cope’ local police said yesterday.
Vincent Connolly, 50, originally from Dorset, was found by his landlady at 7am on Sunday on the driveway of his home on Virgin Gorda, the third largest of the islands. "

Jamaica Gleaner News - Police implement counterterrorism measures for CWC - Thursday | October 26, 2006

Jamaica Gleaner News - Police implement counterterrorism measures for CWC - Thursday October 26, 2006: "Jamaica is not currently marked as a direct target for terrorist attacks during Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2007, but that status could change and the country will be on its highest ever alert, according to local security planners for the tournament. "

Caribbean nations take up legislation addressing Cricket World Cup security, visas: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Caribbean nations take up legislation addressing Cricket World Cup security, visas: South Florida Sun-SentinelGEORGETOWN, Guyana--Guyana's parliament will soon take up legislation addressing logistics for next year's cricket World Cup, one day after organizers warned host countries they could have their matches taken away if they fail to approve the special measures.

The Nation Newspaper | Our Caribbean – Politics of the cost-of-living burden

The Nation Newspaper Our Caribbean – Politics of the cost-of-living burden: "WHEN THE Barbados Labour Party returned to power in 1994 its primary slogan was to make jobs creation 'job number one' for the Owen Arthur-led administration. Now, a dozen years later, the recent NATION/CADRES opinion poll has confirmed as 'problem number one' the widespread concerns, across the country, over galloping cost-of-living."

Caricom rallies behind Antigua in gaming battle

AntiguaSunCaricom Assistant Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin La Rocque told a multi-agency US delegation led by Everett Eissenstat, the United States Trade Representative for the Americas, that the region viewed with concern the US’ response to date to the WTO rulings and recommendations in the Internet gaming case and the issue should not be regarded as a “bilateral issue” but as a regional one.

Caribbean net news|Drugs and ammunition seized at Trinidad prison......

Caribbean Net NewsPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad: A parcel containing a gun, marijuana, cigarettes and a knife have been seized by the prison authorities in Trinidad.

Trinidad's murder rate climbs to 301Caribbean Net News, Cayman Islands - agoAmong the recent murder victims was 27-year-old Keston Peters, who was said to have been killed outside the Penal police station in south Trinidad on Friday. ...

The Barbados Advocate|US passport requirement not detrimental to Barbados

The Barbados AdvocateDETRIMENTAL to the rest of the Caribbean but not to Barbados , that's hotelier Adrian Loveridge's take on the recent US passport requirement stating that all US citizens travelling by air to the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada, and Bermuda must carry a valid US passport to be allowed re-entry into the US....

Botswana and Caribbean state establish ties

The Gov't Botswana GABORONE - Botswana and the Caribbean Island state of The Dominican Republic have formally established diplomatic relations through a joint declaration signed last Friday.
Foreign affairs and international cooperation minister Mompati Merafhe signed for Botswana while The Dominican Republic was represented by its foreign relations minister, Carlos Crontoso.